Born January 4, 1971 in g. Nalchik, Kabardino-Balkar ASSR. Height 178 cm. Weight 76 kg.
Sport - Greco-Roman wrestling.
First coach - S. Kalmykov.
In favor of the CSKA, g. Stavropol. In the national team team since 1993. Coach - And. Ivanov.
Medal winner in Europe and the world.
September 26, 2000 at the Olympic Games in Sydney (Australia) won the gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling in the weight category 76 kg.
Hobbies - books.
He lives in Krasnodar. Married.